421 Tennessee. *I come on to Thehes. Hit was a hot day, when I come, but summer not on good yit. I come over the hill, down the road, and thar was the grass and the trees standen green. Lak hit is, and lak hit come to me that time. I taken the turn in the road, and thar was the church. New Bethany church,, hit is. And the spring, and I run to hit, on-steady and nigh blind, with what come on me when I seen hit, I put my face down to the water. I taken my fill. " I lifted up my head, slow. And thar she set." His voice stopped. In the silence, in the marshy ground down the creek the frogs were piping. Then he said: "Hit was Addle." "Yes," his wife's voice said, quietly, from the shadow where her chair was, " I was setten thar, in the shade of a sugar-tree, and I seen him come down the hill/'